“Former Senator George McGovern Dead at 90”
“McGovern, who lost a 1972 presidential bid to Richard Nixon in a historic landslide, died early Sunday.”
FILE – In this June 1960 file photo, U.S. Rep. George McGovern, joins Sen. John F. Kennedy on the campaign trail in Sioux Falls, S.D.
“In his 2011 book, ‘What It Means to Be a Democrat‘ he summed up his credo:
‘Above all, being a Democrat means having compassion for others. … It means standing up for people who have been kept down …,'” quoting Walter R, Mears for the AP.